The third Monday in January is a federal holiday in celebration of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Renowned civil rights leader and youngest Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Dr. King was a proponent of nonviolent protest. For thirteen years, from 1956 until his assassination in 1968, he was the organizing force and principal voice of America’s civil rights movement. Challenging racial injustices, Dr. King was a catalyst for transformative societal changes. The landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights act of 1965 are examples of his achievements. A riveting speaker, Dr. King’s speeches include: ” I Have a Dream,” “Eulogy for the Martyred Children,” “The Birth of a New Nation” and “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop.” From Resilience to Black Liberation Register for From Resilience to Black Liberation: Uprooting Systems of Inequality, a virtual racial justice teach-in presented by the Campus Collaborative (Universities and Community College partners around the Portland area.) This event will center on the history of Portland’s Black community during, and around, Martin Luther King Day. The event will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2021 from 10:00 am – 3:30 pm. A variety of panels, workshops, community engagement, and facilitated dialogues will be held throughout the day.